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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Severe censure; An abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off.

Usage examples (36)
  • The editorial was an excoriation of the mayor's policies.
  • I expected a no-holds barred, personal excoriation.
  • But there is a fine line between self-criticism and self-excoriation.
  • A variety called hepatic dysentery, however, lacks the intestinal excoriation. for more
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